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Newcomers’ Guide: Climbing Grades

Earlier, we published a deep dive on how to...
Climbing grades explained

A Complete Guide to Climbing Grades

Simply put, rock climbing grades describe the difficulty of...
Welsted on an ice goulote.

Winter Climbing Areas, Part III: Canadian Rockies with Ian Welsted

While ice climbers in some places need to look...
the climber on a vertical ice section.

Winter Climbing Areas, Part II: Nepal with Vinayak Malla

Besides hosting the highest mountains in the world, Nepal...
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A Guide to Climbing in Cuba

For travelers, Cuba offers world-famous musicians, unique cuisine, and...

The Women Who Are Pushing Ice Climbing Forward

As in mountaineering, there are still more men than...

Interview: Iker and Eneko Pou on Adventure, Technical Difficulty and Olympic Climbing

Brothers Iker and Eneko Pou share their love of...
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Typical Ondra: Sends Three Climbs 8b+ or Harder in One Day, World Goes ‘Meh’

It's a testament to Adam Ondra's dominance of elite-level...
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Kruder Sends Sharma’s Mallorca Deep Water Solo Test Piece Days After Schubert

This morning, Jernej Kruder confirmed via Instagram that he...

Villanueva O’Driscoll Solos Patagonia’s Fitz Traverse

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll of Belgium has just soloed the...
a climber approaches a granite spyre that rises on snowy ground.

Poles Return To Winter Trango Tower

Young Polish climbers Maciej Kimel and Michal Krol are...
Free as Can Be

Weekend Warm-Up: Two Generations Bond on El Cap in ‘Free as Can Be’

Don't meet your heroes. That's how the old saying...
3 climbers celebrate

Weekend Warm-Up: Aguja Mermoz, As Straightforward As Patagonia Gets

Maybe surprisingly, the steep east face of Aguja Mermoz...
a cimber on a traversing movement on vertical ice.

New Ice Route on Dolomites’ Sorapiss

Italian guides Francesco Rigon and Mirco Grasso have opened...
The north face of Jannu remains in the shade on a sunny day.

Jannu North Face: First Details

Some details have emerged about the alpine-style ascent of...
Climbers in line before Everest's summit.

Everest Prices Soar

Nepal's government intends to increase Everest permit fees by...
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Video: Ondra’s Early Triumph, the World’s Third 5.15c

Adam Ondra decided to break with tradition in his...
The peak as seen on sunset light, the East Pillar in the shade.

The Ogre Wins Again: No-Go on Baintha Brakk I

The Ogre gained its fearsome name for a reason....
The climbers smile to the camera wearing helmets and rope crossed over their chests.

A Quiet Spanish Pair Bag the First Ascent of Kharut II

Two Spanish climbers, flying under the radar, have made...
two hungover men prepare to go bouldering

How To Find New Boulders to Climb: A Misguided Take on Good Advice

Once, there was only one way. Finding new rock to...
two mountaineers take a selfie on a snowy summit

Iconic Polish Climb Finally Goes Free in Winter ‘Classic’ Style

When the Heinrich-Chrobak went up in 1964, it stood...
Sarah Hueniken belaying Will Gadd on one of the lines on the Helmcken Falls

Elite Ice Climbers Flock to Helmcken Falls

At 141m, Helmcken Falls is the fourth-highest waterfall in...
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New First Ascent on the Grandes Jorasses

It took two attempts, but climbers Giuseppe Vidoni, Richard...

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